Notes from the garden on roses.
I try not to play favorites in the garden. April and May though… April and May makes for some easy obsession for the roses in my garden. Last year I found myself picking so many flowers that the garden looked bare by the time it was the first week in June. Which, as a snarky …Read more
You have time.
I promise, you have the time. Now, let’s just try to find it… There was an interesting shift in the main stream media starting in the 50’s, where advertisers started yelling at us telling us that we “don’t have enough time”. This concept, directly mostly at women, is rampant now, in every form of …Read more
Tousled by chance or by choice?
I’m firm in the belief of, fuck brushing my hair everyday. I like my long hair, I’ve grown to love my grey hair, and I have come to terms with all the knots. Like, a lot of fucking knots. On good work days, My hair separates into sections and can be wrapped into a great...Read more
Free Beekeeping Event!
Visit the shop this Saturday (3/26/16) from 12 – 3pm for our free beekeeping event! We will be hosting local beekeepers, Teri and Gary of Half Moon Honey, as well as our first season’s batch of certified organic veggies and herbs. Come and ask questions about growing your own veggie garden, how to take...Read more
Hydrating for spring-time skincare.
On Sunday morning I woke up feeling stiff, heavy and super tired, despite a full night’s sleep. I laid in bed and reached to the left for my phone. The simple act of extending my arm made my upper back ache and feel tight. I laid there in the mess of pillows and blankets until the...Read more
Moving into a new season with ease.
Above: A warm mug of cacao tea, 20 minutes before a meal allows for better digestion – especially helpful during the change of seasons. In this second week of March, I am not quite ready to let go of winter. I find that this has been one of my best winters – at least …Read more
Perennial Grass Care
A couple weeks ago on Gardenista, I spoke about winter garden work – mostly, perennial grass care. Read below on a how to care for some of my favorite perennial grasses, including some unique techniques to keeping them looking fabulous. During winter, I leave my perennial grasses standing tall for as long as possible so the …Read more
Setting the space. Being in ceremony.
“I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning; let us solace ourselves with loves.” – Proverbs 7:17-18 ~ Imagine the act of doing this. I can imagine… ~ I would make my bed with clean, soft linens, plumping the pillows and folding …Read more